Margaret Houben

A cheque for $10

Kamloops Minor Hockey Association wins Timber Mart SharpShooter prize

prize winner, the Kamloops Minor Hockey Association will receive $5,000, with an additional $5,000 going to KidSport

A cheque for $10

Gardening and more at the Library

Why not pick up a few gardening books from the Barriere library to get you in the mood

February 17 is Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 17 is Random Acts of Kindness Day; every year more countries around the world are celebrating it

Clockwise from top left: •  District of Barriere councillor Pat Paula assisted a number of youngsters in making their paper masks. • The bouncy castle setup in the gymnasium drew a lineup of kids awaiting their turn. • Uncle Chris the Clown entertained a small army of youngsters throughout the evening. • A relaxing massage was just the thing for adults who stopped in at the Parent’s Retreat room. • At the door to greet party-goers were three generations from the Armstrong family.  (l-r)  Peggy

Family Night Party brings out a crowd

The Barriere Ridge was really hopping last Sunday evening, with a great turnout for the Family Night Party

Clockwise from top left: •  District of Barriere councillor Pat Paula assisted a number of youngsters in making their paper masks. • The bouncy castle setup in the gymnasium drew a lineup of kids awaiting their turn. • Uncle Chris the Clown entertained a small army of youngsters throughout the evening. • A relaxing massage was just the thing for adults who stopped in at the Parent’s Retreat room. • At the door to greet party-goers were three generations from the Armstrong family.  (l-r)  Peggy

Genealogy 101: Celebrate your name week Mar. 2 – 18

Genealogists have an entire week set aside to celebrate family names and genealogy in general

Council moves to speak to SD73 regarding cost of building lease

District of Barriere has received a letter from School District 73 regarding the lease renewal for Barriere Ridge Elementary

Love pizza? Love this day!

Why not make yourself a home-made pizza to celebrate Pizza Pie Day, which is on Feb. 9

100th Anniversary Committee co-chair Tasha Buchanan and Antoon Houben show the banner.

Getting ready to celebrate Barriere’s 100th

one of two banners for Barriere’s 100th anniversary was shown to those present at the District of Barriere council meeting

100th Anniversary Committee co-chair Tasha Buchanan and Antoon Houben show the banner.

No money needed for upcoming craft swap

Cashless Craft Swap to be held in Barriere on January 25

Genealogy 101: Researching using newspaper archives

Genealogy tips and tricks by Margaret Houben - using newspaper archives

Kid’s can invent anything

On Jan. 17, Kid Inventor’s Day celebrates all the youth who have, or are, creating new things

Curling rink asks for district’s help to fund ice making system repairs

Barriere curling rink asks for district’s help to fund ice making system repairs

A simple “thank you” can go a long way to brighten up another persons day

January 11 is Thank You Day

remember to thank everyone every day, and especially on International Thank You Day

A simple “thank you” can go a long way to brighten up another persons day

Pros and cons of GMO foods

Pros and cons of Genetically Modified Orgamisms (GMO) foods

(L-r) Mayor Bill Humphreys

TRU asks community of Barriere what university’s strategy and priorities should include for future

feedback from the community of Barriere on what residents expected as priorities from Thompson Rivers University

(L-r) Mayor Bill Humphreys

Carol sing along at Barriere Bandshell on Friday, Dec. 20

come for some carolling to the Barriere Bandshell at Fadear Park on Dec. 20, at 6 p.m.

Barriere council grants $1,500 for splash pad fundraiser promotional materials

Barriere 100th Anniversary committee reported on the status of their fundraising at the District of Barriere council meeting

Send a letter this Christmas

letter to the editor from Margaret Houben - Send a letter this Christmas

On November 21

Students join in marking Addictions Awareness Week

students head out to participate in a ‘Sober Walk’, led by members of the Barriere RCMP

On November 21
(l-r) Bernice Randrup and Judy Armstrong were present ono behalf of NTVIC at the District meeting requesting the cost of their lease be waived as it has been in past years.

Revitalization for Barriere’s new City Hall gets underway

renovations happening at the old HY Louis building that Barriere district recently purchased

(l-r) Bernice Randrup and Judy Armstrong were present ono behalf of NTVIC at the District meeting requesting the cost of their lease be waived as it has been in past years.